Research and analysis

Synopsis of causation: irritable bowel syndrome

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in irritable bowel syndrome.



This document provides information on irritable bowel syndrome. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Dr Adrian Roberts, Medical Author, Medical Text, Edinburgh and validated by Dr Nigel Reynolds, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee.

Published 1 September 2008